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Is it the d-d transition of electrons that imparts color for an object?

Is it the d-d transition of electrons that imparts color for an object?

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Avijit Arya
33 Points
12 years ago
Yes, as an electron returns from a higher energy state to a lower energy state, it emits a photon with energy equal to that of the difference between the 2 states, which is responsible for color. Thanks
Davis Devasia
31 Points
12 years ago

But, How does an electron regains its excited state after the emission of a photon?

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